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Coconut Oil – Superfood!

There’s been a huge frenzy around coconut oil, everyone seems to be buying it. Whether it’s for cooking, using on hair, or oil pulling, people are buying it and probably don’t realise how beneficial it really is. Coconut oil is a saturated fat, demonized in the past, however we now know for sure it is completely fine to consume, providing a brilliant source of energy...

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Weight Training

Exercise certainly makes a fat-loss programme easier, I think we all realise that, right? There are many forms of exercise, from walking, jogging, cycling, interval training, sports, weight training, the list could go on… But what’s the best? Well if you’re creating a calorie deficit then they will all yield results, but in our opinion getting in the gym and using the weights is our...

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Coffee!

Coffee is one of the most widely consumed drinks in the world. Some of us start our day with it. A few people have tried to tarnish it by labeling it as unhealthy. Unless it is consumed in excess, it’s not the case. Coffee is packed full of nutrients and anti-oxidants and has been linked to a reduction in the risk of various diseases, such...

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Toning!

One probably for the women: “Toning”. If people understood the way you achieve the “toned” look, it would help you get to that goal quicker. Yesterday I heard someone say; “I don’t need to lose weight I just need to tone up“. So when people say “toned” they are referring to looking defined and having shape, being able to see a little bit of muscle…....

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Alcohol & Fat-loss – Can I Still Drink?

When structuring a diet, alcohol consumption is one of the biggest obstacles we have to overcome. The most frequently asked questions is… Can I still drink? The majority of people enjoy a drink, whether it be at home, or socially, despite plenty of warnings about health implications such as mental impairment, weight gain, liver disease and reduced physical performance. All day you are burning fat,...

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Your “slow” metabolism…

You will constantly hear people say “I’ve got a slow metabolism” and you’ve probably got a friend who seems to be able to stuff their face without gaining weight because they’ve “got a fast metabolism”. The truth is there is no such thing as a fast or slow metabolism. To make this easier I want you to think of it as “high” or “low” metabolism....

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Detox Diets! The Truth!

You will no doubt have heard of a Detox Diet. Some Detox diets specifically target one organ, although don’t report why or how. Most Detox diets include juicing, blending, drinking herbal juices or teas or taking supplements. There’s absolutely no evidence showing benefit, they’re simply a fad. People will defend Detox’s, saying things like “last time I lost a stone”. First and foremost, well done,...

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Whey Protein!

Whether you’re looking to add muscle or lose body-fat then consuming a high protein diet must be a priority. With approximately 80% protein per serving, Whey is an ideal supplement to add to your diet. Sometimes it is difficult to meet your protein requirements for the day through animal food sources, so adding a shake in can top up your intake. When looking to lose...

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Fat – healthy or unhealthy?

Once upon a time in the not so distant past we believed that fat was bad and that low-fat diets were healthy. Then, we slowly realised that not all fat was bad. Some fats proved to be really healthy. So, we changed our old-fashioned demonisation of fat in general, and learnt the concept of “good fats” and “bad fats”. When we made the stupid mistake...

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